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16,000 FREE SOUND EFFECTS from the BBC. They may be used for personal, educational or research purposes!
A Virtual File Cabinet of Performance and Technical Theatre Lessons Compiled by Fernando Albarran, Educator & Theatre Artist from Klein Forest High School, TX.
Afterpiece - Podcast Afterpiece is a podcast about Educational Theatre. Each week, we will share some of our combined 50 years of teaching and directing experience with you…from stories of the history of the Texas theatre to theatre curriculum… from directing strategies to teaching strategies…and from balancing life and work to to raising a family in the theatre.
Crash Course -Theatre and Drama with Mike Rugnetta 50 Videos covering the history of Theatre from Greek Drama to Shakespeare to Broadway. Each video is less than 15 minutes and would be great bell work for any Theatre Class
How to Read a Play (30 ways to understand a script) By Michael Bigelow Dixon. Originally published in Dramatics Magazine, March 2010
How to Read a Play - Video By Associate Producer of Alliance Theatre, Amanda Watkins (5 minute video)
Lesson Plan Options From Morgan Hicks and Theatre Squared of Fayetteville Arkansas -- A professional company, TheatreSquared employs trained artists from across the country to create its 320 annual performances at the theatre, in schools, and online. The theatre is also one of mid-America’s leading homes for professional playwrights, developing scripts through the Arkansas New Play Festival and producing new works and world premieres each year.
Make-up and Cosmetics History Lots of information especially related to the use and application of eye shadow
New York's Theatre History - Broadway Even before the first American musical was staged, Broadway was an important street, a status it retains to this day.
Podcast - American Theatre Wing Guides to Careers in the Theatre are a series of one-on-one video interviews with the theatre's leading artists and professionals, explaining each specific discipline in the theatre and what it takes to pursue that specialty and make a career in the theatre. Created in 2000 and 2001, the guides are a component of ATW's commitment to educating and supporting young professionals as they enter the field.
Podcast - Broadway Network Audition Secrets The audition process can make or break a performer’s progress. Join our host, Broadway veteran Justin Guarini, every week to hear what it takes to stand out from the competition, avoid common mistakes, and unlock the next level of your musical theater career.
Podcast - HowlRound's Theatre History Introduces listeners to the artists, scholars, and archivists who are working to bring the history of performance to life. We hope that, by listening to this show, you’ll learn about exciting new performances, fascinating books, and valuable repositories of knowledge, all of which will help you better understand theatre’s history.
Podcast - Offscript by American Theatre A podcast featuring theatre professionals talking about a wide range of topics related to…professional theatre. There is a New York emphasis, although guests come from theatres around the United States and the hosts (staff members of American Theatre magazine) travel to various American theatre festivals. Some of the episodes are interviews with individual artists, while others are in the format of panel or roundtable discussions. The podcast delves deeply into topics, and presumes a lot of knowledge on the part of listeners, so episodes might be a challenging listen for your beginning theatre students.
Podcast - The Actor Aesthetic Hosted by Maggie Bera - Covers all you need to know about auditioning, performing, traveling, networking, training and building a career as a performer in the theater industry. The podcast welcomes the stories of actors and fellow creatives of all backgrounds.
Radio Drama Sound Effects // Creating Foley SFX // Drama Lesson ~10 Minute Lesson with 2 activities - Learning Objective: To experiment with foley and create a set of sound effects to use in your radio drama scripts.
Theatre Education Database by BYU 128 Units and 58 Lessons including COMPLETE lesson plans with objectives and standards Units include acting skills, theatre history, scriptwork and technical theatre. WOW!!
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